#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for May, 2011

Monday and Me

Monday is normally one of my favorite days.  Today, I don’t feel quite ready for it—:).  I had so much fun goofing off over the weekend that I’m a little tuckered out. 

I went to Costco on Saturday morning, early.  (Yes, yes, I know–Costco on Saturday morning–whose bright idea was that????  But I work on weekdays, after all.)  Among other things, I bought my friend Debbie Macomber’s new book, “A Turn in the Road”, the usual huge packages of fish and meat, vitamins and soap, etc.  Did I mention that I love Costco, even though it wears me out? 


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My To-Do List, etc.

Yes, I checked off ‘paint mermaid tails’.  :)  Nothing quite so whimsical on today’s list.

I get a lot of satisfaction from crossing something off the list and, naturally, I get more done, but there’s an even better reason for writing down the tasks I want to accomplish in any given day, be they large or small.  Making the list helps me to focus on one thing at a time instead of constantly trying to round up all my stray thoughts.  That helps me avoid procrastination, too.

Strange weather today–started out sunny, now it’s overcast.  Go figure.

I started “Big Sky Country” yesterday.  The

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The term “keep your ear to the ground” comes from literally putting an ear to the ground to listen for hoof beats.